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Faculty Search, Promotion, and Review Workshops

 

Faculty will be provided with an overview of the promotion and tenure process. Discussion topics include the required components of the dossier, the various steps involved during the process, and the timeline.  The session also includes an overview of the Interfolio RPT module, which is the system used to facilitate the review. Online Workshop.

  • Friday, September 16, 2022, 9:00-10:30am
  • Tuesday, November 11, 2022, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 3:00-4:30pm
  • Thursday, April 11, 2023, 8:30-10:00am

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This session will feature a panel of full professors who will discuss the benefits of pursing promotion to full professor, how they determined they were ready to be promoted, obstacles and opportunities they experienced while serving as associate professors, and strategies they used to stay focused on promotion.  The panel will also reflect on notable differences between what is expected with respect to research, teaching, and service accomplishments and contributions for promotion to full professor versus promotion to associate professor.  A brief overview of the mechanics of the process will also be presented.

Friday, February 10th, 2023, 2:30pm-4:00pm (Online Workshop)

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Faculty will be provided with an overview of the promotion process. Discussion topics include the required components of the dossier, the various steps involved during the process, and the timeline.  The session also includes an overview of the Interfolio RPT module, which is the system used to facilitate the review. Online Workshop.

  • Friday, 10/21, 2022, 3:00-4:30
  • Thursday, 11/10, 2022, 3:30-5:00
  • Monday, 12/12, 2022, 3:30-5:00
  • Friday, 1/13, 2023, 1:00-2:30
  • Tuesday, 3/21, 2023, 9:00-10:30

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This session will feature a panel of distinguished lecturers and clinical and research professors who will discuss the benefits of pursing promotion to distinguished lecturer or full professor, how they determined they were ready to be promoted, obstacles and opportunities they experienced while serving as senior lecturers or associate professors, and strategies they used to stay focused on promotion.  The panel will also reflect on notable differences between what is expected with respect to accomplishments and contributions for promotion to distinguished lecturer/full professor versus promotion to senior lecturer/associate professor.  A brief overview of the mechanics of the process will also be presented.

Friday, April 14th, 2023, 3:00pm-4:30pm (Online Workshop)

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Faculty will be provided with an overview of the Periodic Post-Tenure Performance Review (PPPR) process.  This workshop will be especially helpful to faculty being reviewed and serving on review committees.  The materials and systems used in the review, the responsibilities of the faculty member being reviewed and the review committee, and key deadlines will all be presented. Online Workshop.

  • Tuesday, 10/25, 4:00-5:00
  • Wednesday, 11/2, 1:00-2:00
  • Friday, 11/11, 3:00-4:00

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This workshop is for faculty, college administrators, administrative support staff who want to learn more about the Interfolio Faculty Search module.  Instructional resources are also available here. Online Workshop.

  • August 18, 2022, 1:30-3:00 PM
  • September 7, 2022, 9:00-10:30 AM

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This workshop provides a basic introduction to Elements, the online faculty activity reporting system at UTK.  Participants will learn key functionality and how to set-up and maintain their profiles over time.  Participants will also learn about the Discovery Module and how this can be used as a faculty web presence. Online Workshop.

  • Wednesday, 9/7, 11:30-1:00
  • Monday, 10/3, 3:30-5:00

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Questions?

Email our team: vpfacultyaffairs@utk.edu